Jari Arkko, Ericsson Expert in Internet Architecture, will take over the chairmanship of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the organisation has announced. Arkko's two-year term will begin when current chairman Russ Housley steps down in March.
A new network architecture for the internet needs ingredients from three approaches: information- centric networking, cloud computing integrated with networking, and open connectivity. To support these concepts, open connectivity services need to provide advanced transport and networking mechanisms.
Even simple, low-tech everyday objects can be given a digital dimension. Smart products could be a radical game changer for all kinds of businesses, introducing usage-data-driven product development and marketing.
In this Ericsson Tech Talk, Eva Fogelström, who is heading up the Security group at Ericsson Research, talks about the importance of Security for the Internet of Things. When more than 50 billion devices connect it is essential that we can trust the interactions between devices and networks.
Internet use has more than quadrupled in the last eight years according to a study by Ericsson ConsumerLab. The Infographs below show that even as we spend more and more time surfing the net with our laptops, smartphones and tablets we still spend a lot of time with family and friends. And with a lot of online time being spent on social networks we are in fact becoming more social.
More than 80 journalists from thirty countries visited Ericsson’s third annual Business Innovation Forum, held May 10-11 in Silicon Valley, California. Ten speakers with diverse backgrounds – ranging from a firefighter to a venture capitalist – joined Ericsson executives and specialists for an agenda that touched on all aspects of the Networked Society and its potential to improve the lives of people, business, and society.